Security Officer Job at University of Edinburgh – Edinburgh

Corporate Services Group, Estates Security Department.

Open-ended Contract, 35 hours per week, covering 24 hour shift pattern, 365 days per annum .

Grade 3 (£18,529 to £20,092 per annum plus 30% shift allowance)

The Opportunity:
We are looking for exceptional people to join our Security team in providing a first class security service across our University’s campuses.

The University has a first class security service that provides confidence, safety, reassurance and well-being to the university community and protects the fabric of university buildings from damage by fire, flood, criminal activity and any other emerging or identified risk. The successful candidate(s) will be the first point of contact when a problem or incident occurs, liaising with emergency services when necessary.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Good communicator, both verbal and written
  • Able to remain calm under pressure
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Good listener
  • Full driving licence essential
  • Ideally, experience of dealing with the general public

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As a valued member of our team you can expect:
An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme , staff discounts, family friendly initiatives , flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. International applicants will therefore be unable to apply for and secure a Tier 2/Skilled Worker visa. They will only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.

As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do that with a values-led approach to teaching, research and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally.

The University of Edinburgh was founded in 1583 and currently occupies more than 550 academic, administrative and residential buildings throughout the city of Edinburgh across 5 campuses; Central Area, Kings Buildings, Easter Bush, Bio- Quarter and the Western General Hospital. There are also sporting facilities at Peffermill.

The estate is an exciting mix of eras and architecture. Whilst many of the buildings enjoy listed status and are integral to the unique qualities and characteristics of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Edinburgh, many more have been added over the years as the University has grown. The portfolio ranges from nationally important, iconic, historical buildings through to state of the art teaching, research and sporting facilities. The University of Edinburgh has a significant programme of estates investment underway, in both capital development and also in the infrastructure and resilience of the estate. This investment will help to ensure that the university remains at the forefront of world leading teaching, learning and research.

The Estates Department is part of the Corporate Services Group and provides a range of key activities that help the University to achieve its corporate objectives. It is an integrated centre of excellence responsible for implementing decisions related to the buildings, fabric and infrastructure of the University. It provides specialist advice to the University on strategic estates issues as well as its statutory obligations.

About the Company

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Company Location:  Edinburgh

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